The Resource No mercy here: : gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity, Sarah Haley, (ebook)

No mercy here: : gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity, Sarah Haley, (ebook)

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No mercy here: : gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity
Title
No mercy here:
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gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity
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Sarah Haley
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eng
Summary
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries imprisoned black women faced wrenching forms of gendered racial terror and heinous structures of economic exploitation. Subjugated as convict laborers and forced to serve additional time as domestic workers before they were allowed their freedom, black women faced a pitiless system of violence, terror, and debasement. Drawing upon black feminist criticism and a diverse array of archival materials, Sarah Haley uncovers imprisoned women's brutalization in local, county, and state convict labor systems, while also illuminating the prisoners' acts of resistance and sabotage, challenging ideologies of racial capitalism and patriarchy and offering alternative conceptions of social and political life.A landmark history of black women's imprisonment in the South, this book recovers stories of the captivity and punishment of black women to demonstrate how the system of incarceration was crucial to organizing the logics of gender and race, and constructing Jim Crow modernity
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Midwest
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Haley, Sarah
Dewey number
365/.4308996073
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Justice, power, and politics
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  • Women prisoners
  • African American prisoners
  • Women prisoners
  • African American prisoners
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Women prisoners
  • African American women
  • Race discrimination
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Prison sentences
  • Electronic books
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adult
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No mercy here: : gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity, Sarah Haley, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469627601
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719162
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remote
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11719162
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MWT11719162
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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No mercy here: : gender, punishment, and the making of Jim Crow modernity, Sarah Haley, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469627601
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719162
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719162
System control number
MWT11719162
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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